Category: PPP-collaboration

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PPP NORDFRUIT – for the Future of Nordic Strawberries and Apples

Did you know that apples and strawberries are the most important species within the fruit and berry production in the Nordic countries? PPP NORDFRUIT, a project within the Nordic Public-Private Partnership for Pre-breeding, is contributing to the important pre-breeding work. 

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The Nordic PPP-collaboration has Opened a New Call for Proposals on Pre-breeding Projects

On the 1st of June, the Nordic PPP-collaboration announces a call for new pre-breeding projects. Until the 15th of September, companies and public institutions can send in proposals for pre-breeding projects focusing on environmental and climate resilient crops through utilization...

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Private and Public Sectors Team up to Solve Agricultural Challenges

Today’s agriculture has some fundamental challenges ahead. Climate change is already upon us, we’re amidst a global decline in biodiversity and have to produce enough food for a growing population. As Nordic experts on plant breeding met in Malmö this...

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Nordic Ministers Focused on Green Transition at Meeting in Iceland

While Scandinavia and Finland could enjoy summer temperatures and a bright sun shining from a blue sky, Iceland invited to a ministers meeting accompanied by rain and a chilly wind. But the agricultural ministers were given a warm welcome to...

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Great Benefits Arise as the Public and Private Sectors Cooperate

Together we are stronger. Rarely has that phrase been as relevant as when private companies and public researchers cooperate in the field of pre-breeding. NordGen is acting as the secretariat of the project Public-Private Partnership for Pre-breeding (PPP). Through this...

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Ett plus ett blir fem när privata företag och akademin samarbetar 

Tillsammans är vi starkare. Sällan har den frasen varit så relevant som när privata företag och akademiker i alla de nordiska länderna samarbetar kring växtförädling av jordbruksväxter. NordGen agerar som sekretariat för projektet Public-Private Partnership for Pre-breeding (PPP) som gör...

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Climate Change and Agriculture: “Invest more in plant breeding research and include gene banks”

A conference room with white walls in an anonymous office building in central Oslo may not be the first thing that comes to mind when the topic is climate change challenges for the agriculture. But today, plant breeders, researchers and...

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European plant cooperation inspired by Nordic project

Today, Thursday, a workshop commenced in Rome, aiming to create a European cooperation arena between private and public actors in the field of plant genetic resources. This kind of cooperation already exists between the Nordic Countries, administrated by NordGen. The...

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